As Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat's condition continues to deteriorate, many in the West Bank and Gaza are beginning to consider the future without their leader of the past 35 years. NPR's Julie McCarthy reports.
NPR transcripts are created on a rush deadline by Verb8tm, Inc., an NPR contractor, and produced using a proprietary transcription process developed with NPR. This text may not be in its final form and may be updated or revised in the future. Accuracy and availability may vary. The authoritative record of NPR’s programming is the audio record.